|EIT RIS Programmes, online
|sessions (April-October) with extension for project works and final assignment in November
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
EIT Food RIS Research Infrastructure Network (RIS RIN) is a capacity-building programme designed to support aspiring managers and scientists working in scientific organizations that own publicly funded research infrastructure related to the agri-food sector as well as involve regional/national authorities who oversee such research infrastructure from the countries covered by the EIT Regional Innovation Scheme (EIT RIS).
It provides participants with highly interactive training and dedicated support by leading European experts in agri-food research and innovation management (EIT Food Partner) based on best commercialization practices, tools and techniques to enhance their research infrastructure’s commercial use and visibility, identify potential agri-food partners and stimulate the science-industry collaboration.
Training based on highly interactive learning methods allows participants to understand the agri-food sector needs and demands relevant to their equipment and R&D infrastructure.
Lectures offering insights on how to identify key technological assets and leverage research infrastructure for the use in commercially oriented activities, including contract R&D for the industry, joint R&D projects, specialized services or spinning off innovative companies.
An opportunity to develop profession-related competencies.
Dedicated support from leading experts in the agri-food research and innovation management.
The program is comprised of online classes, workshops and mentoring sessions followed by several assignments and delivered by leading European experts in agri-food research and innovation management (EIT Food Partner), providing their expertise and experience in research infrastructures commercialization and innovation management relevant to the contemporary agri-food system.
It is highly interactive and features various learning methods (e.g., lectures, presentations, team assignments, Q&A) incorporated with mentoring sessions. The program ends with each team presentation on their research infrastructure commercialization plan in an open session to experts from European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT), EIT Food, EIT Food partners, and officials from Central, Southern and Eastern European countries.